This is the Student Podcast PODCAST, a podcast featuring great student podcasts. Each week we highlight student work and hear from their teachers about the challenges and successes of podcasting with their students. We believe elevating students’ voices beyond the classroom and sharing the lesson process will inspire others to get podcasting with their classes!
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Are you a teacher with students who have limited access to wifi or laptops? Are you running out of ideas to keep your kids engaged in high quality, fun learning? The Listenwise News Bites podcast combines NPR news stories selected for young listeners with instructional activities. Listen on wifi, or download for an easy, offline way to engage young learners with fun news, weird news, and some serious news.
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Episode 16: A Service-Learning Podcasting Project
This episode features 3rd grade teacher David Green (firstname.lastname@example.org) and his students from North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Illinois. David has been creating audio with his students for 15 years, long before it was called podcasting! For this service learning project, David and his students visited the Lakeview Food Pantry in Chicago to explore the problem of hunger. Listen to hear David’s expert tips for a successful podcasting project.
Episode 15: ‘Day in the Life’ with Podcasts
n this podcast, 5th graders from Jordan/Jackson Elementary School in Mansfield, MA explore the different lives of their classmates by conducting interviews with each other and with their teachers. They cover topics ranging from what food they eat for breakfast, to their favorite classes, to the best part of coming back home from school. Teacher Rayna Freedman had her students work in groups and asked them to pick 15 words from their vocabulary program, and that led to a lot of creativity.
Episode 14: Debunking Myths and Stereotypes through Podcasting
In this episode, we hear from students at Crow Agency Public School, located on the Crow Reservation in Montana. Fifth grade teacher Connie Michael was inspired to make this podcast with her students after working with teachers at the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian, where she learned that students across the country had significant misconceptions about life on a reservation. Connie wanted to give her students the opportunity to debunk these myths and stereotypes.
Episode 13: NPR Podcasting Challenge Middle School Winners
In this episode, you’ll hear from the 2019 NPR Podcast Challenge middle school winners from Bronx Prep Middle School! Teacher Shehtaz Huq helped a group of 8th grade girls create “Sssh! Periods,” in which they explored the taboo topic of menstruation. Their podcast emulates an NPR-style reported story, and includes the voices of seven student podcasters: Kathaleen, Raizel, Litzy, Caroline, Ashley, Jasmin, and Kassy. Congrats girls!
Episode 12: Podcasting to explore 'Bias in the Media'
This episode comes from the classroom of 5th and 6th grade teacher Kate Fischer from the Hyde Park School in Cincinnati, Ohio. One of Kate's student, Anna Kunkel, took on the challenge of podcasting in class, and used her podcast to explore ‘Bias in the Media’, a challenge she has personally faced in her own research projects. Listen to hear clips from Anna’s podcast, with reflections from her teacher on the project, and tips & tricks from our host, Monica Brady-Myerov.